civilian populations, what's the point of its existence? and, yes, i am worried about my children, he continues. we've already seen children massacred. the french flag has been hanging from the courthouse here since friday when frans recognized the illegitimacy of the national council. people then happy, anticipating that the united states would shortly follow suit, talking about how they would hang an even bigger flag to thank america for its support. since then, they have, of course, been bitterly disappointed. many people telling us that this is an issue of money, they'll pay for it. if it's an issue of america fearing involvement in an arab nation, well, they would be welcomed here. they say that if america and the global community continues to choose inaction, this will be a dark state, a very dark stain in history. arwa damon, libya. a new round of violence erupted in bahrain.